Lydia Konotey-Ahulu

Lydia’s Distance Travelled is a space to connect, make and share stories. The artists homes we feature and the trips we organise, serve as inspiration for creative travellers.


Interior Designer and African Art Collector, Nana Amu, is the owner of the most stylish bed and breakfast in Accra. Her art training and extensive travel inform her unique signature ascetic.

Virginia Ryan

Virginia Ryan is an Australian~Italian binational artist working in Italy and in West Africa. She has worked internationally within multiple disciplines.

Street Art | Brick Lane

Brick Lane is know for it’s amazing street art that can be found around every corner, spanning every colour imaginable in every shape and form.

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Maltby Street Market

On Saturdays and Sundays this ally, where Maltby Street Market is located, is jammed packed with food vendors and hungry people! From baked goods to seafood to grilled meats, this market is sure to leave you satisfied.

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Christmas on Southbank

If you’re in London during Christmas season, head over to Southbank Centre for some delicious winter food and small gifts of every shape and size at the Southbank Centre Christmas Market. Don’t forget to warm up with a steaming cup of hot chocolate and churros dipped...

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Living Outside in London

Real People | Powerful Lives Richard is the fascinating story of a travelling piano tuner who chooses to live outdoors. Shot in London, the film takes an alternative look at someone who treats the entire city as a home. England Your England is an ongoing documentary...

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Antique Shopping

Early on the last Tuesday of every month, I meet up with an old friend and with flasks of coffee in hand we drive out via leafy Richmond to Sunbury Antiques Market,

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